Greenaway beach’s location, tucked away along the coastal path between the popular beaches of Polzeath and Daymer Bay means it stays relatively quiet, even during the summer months. However Greenaway beach has no parking or amenities (including toilets) and there is a fair few steps to clamber down, so you can see why it stays quiet.
If you are one of the few that venture down, the beach is nice and sheltered with plenty of little coves to set up base, and with lots of rock pools at low tide to keep the children entertained. The beach also features very unusual banded purple and green slate rocks – great for geologists!
Greenaway beach is dog friendly beach all year round so makes a great place to take your dog for a run around if you are staying at nearby Polzeath (which has dog restrictions in the summer months).
There is no designated car park for Greenaway beach. You can either park in neighbouring Polzeath to the north or Daymer Bay to the south. Both are approximately 0.6 miles walk along the grassy coastal path.
There are no toilets on Greenaway beach. The closest toilets are either in Polzeath or Daymer Bay (20p charge)
Unfortunately the only access to Greenaway beach is via steps, so not wheelchair friendly.
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